ACTIVE Network Recognized for WannaDo, its New Service that Helps People Create and Discover Events and Things to Do
San Diego, Calif., September 9, 2013 – ACTIVE Network ® (NYSE: ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ solutions, today announced that it ranked 30th on this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. ACTIVE Network was recognized for its new service WannaDo(SM), the online site designed to help people find and discover the things they want to do and a place where event organizers can market and promote their upcoming events.
WannaDo allows people to list the things they’ve always wanted to do. The content on the site is user generated and shareable, inspiring people to add things from other user’s activity lists to their own. WannaDo also allows event organizers to create event pages and sell tickets online, while better understanding their target market’s interests. WannaDo’s ticketing platform is built upon ActiveWorks®, ACTIVE’s scalable, horizontal cloud platform, allowing event and activity organizers to enjoy the benefits of employing a technology infrastructure that powers hundreds of thousands of events annually.
“ACTIVE is committed to providing leading technology services to both activity organizers and participants,” said Darko Dejanovic, President of ACTIVE Network. “WannaDo’s platform combines ticketing solutions with a built in recommendation engine, which help better connect people with the activities they enjoy in a totally new and innovative way.”
"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "Every enterprise is now a digital business—or needs to become one fast. The companies in our ranking are leading the way."
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About ACTIVE Network ®
ACTIVE Network ® is the leading provider of Activity and Participant Management™ solutions. Our leading ACTIVE Works cloud platform scales to meet the needs of our customers, large and small, and makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient. We power over 55,000 global customers and build leading vertical technology applications for the markets we serve. ACTIVE Network was founded in 1999, is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.ACTIVEnetwork.com.
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